Industry News 9/14/2009

Today on Malakye: Industry Jobs! | O&E Trivia Winners | LaunchPoint on B2B

Ocean & Earth Trivia Winners Have Been Announced!
Justin Baar (pictured right) from San Diego correctly answered the following:
Question: What is the nickname of the Founder of Ocean and Earth?
Answer: The Gecko

Joshua Gould (on left with son Asher), from Lake Forest, Calif., correctly answered the following:
Question: In what city was Ocean & Earth founded?
Answer: Sussex Inlet, Australia

Ocean & Earth will be setting up Justin and Josh with a new board bag, pad, leash, backpack, tees and other O&E gear.  Ocean & Earth has also hid Golden Tickets among all styles of tail pads.  Six lucky contestants will win $500 worth of Ocean & Earth product and hundreds will take home a new leash.

On the flip side, Per Welinder, president of Blitz Distribution, takes on Malakye Trivia for September and is looking to give away a prized Powell Peralta re-issue Skull & Sword skateboard deck signed by himself, Tony Hawk, George Powell and Stacy PeraltaClick here for a chance to win!

Pictured above are two very different products created by one company, LaunchPoint Product Development.  The company's approach summed up in one rhetorical question: "What good is a flashy, sexy product that doesn't meet manufacturing cost or quality requirements, or one that functions precisely but doesn't meet user or market needs?"  Click here to learn more about LaunchPoint on MalakyeB2B.

Jet Pilot ASR After-Party Saturday Night
Spy Welcomes New Snow Team Manager Kevin Casillo
In4mation Hires Jeff Wright as National Sales Manager
WINDOWSEATpictures Produced Grenade Enlistment Campaign
Board-Trac Trend Report on Surfers

September 14, 2009

Merrell |
Rockford, Mich. |
Consumer Marketing Manager

Quiksilver | Huntington Beach, Calif. |

Oakley | Foothill Ranch, Calif. |
Business Systems Analyst II

Ocean Current | Vernon, Calif. |
Senior Designer

QBP | Bloomington, Calif. |
BMX Category Sales Manager

Silver Star Distribution | Irvine, Calif. |
"3" Positions:
Production Fulfillment Manager
Ecommerce Marketing & Merchandising Manager
Graphic Designer / Illustrator

August Accessories | Oxnard, Calif. |
Customer Service / Data Entry Specialist

S-One Helmet Co. | Gardena, Calif. |
Freelance Graphic Designer

Vans Retail | Aiea, Hawaii | Store Manager

Vans Retail | Ontario, Calif. |
Assistant Store Manager

DC Shoes | Vista, Calif. | Film Intern

September 11, 2009

Livity Outernational |
Topanga, Calif. |
Director of Operations

Draven | Costa Mesa, Calif. |
Junior Footwear Designer

Volcom | Costa Mesa, Calif. |
Fleece Designer

Hoffman California Fabrics | Mission Viejo, Calif. | Director of Apparel Manufacturing

Sole Technology | Lake Forest, Calif. |
Retail Marketing Manager

Fifth Sun | Chico, Calif. |
Production Coordinator (Cut & Sew)

Under Armour | Baltimore, Md. |
Product Line Manager (Men's Golf)

Rip Curl | Costa Mesa, Calif. |
Designer (Men's Tops)

September 10, 2009

A Confidential Company | Los Angeles, Calif. | International Sales Manager

Neff Headwear | Ventura County, Calif. |
Accounting Manager (Accountant)

Quiksilver | Mira Loma, Calif. |
Human Resources Manager

Confidential Clothing Company | Costa Mesa, Calif. | Sales / Brand Manager

Oakley | Foothill Ranch, Calif. |
Email Marketing Specialist

Confidential Bicycle Shop | Northern California | Store Manager

Vans | Orlando Skatepark, Florida |
Co-General Manager

Sole Technology | Lake Forest, Calif. |
Fit Models

September 9, 2009

Outback Trading Company | Oxford, Pa. |
Men's and Ladies Outerwear & Apparel Designer

Oakley | Foothill Ranch, Calif. |
Senior Buyer / Planner (Icon Sports Brand)

Giant Bicycles | Newbury Park, Calif. |
Global Marketing Communications Manager

Skullcandy | Park City, Utah |
International Regional Sales Manager

Quiksilver | Huntington Beach, Calif. |
Merchandiser (Roxy Accessories)

Active Ride Shop | Mira Loma, Calif. |
Finance Manager

Sole Tech | Lake Forest, Calif. |
"5" openings:
Director of Footwear Merchandising
Color Designer - Footwear
Retail Marketing Intern
Web Intern
Public Relations Intern

Billabong | Times Square, New York City |
Retail Management

September 8, 2009

Five Ten | Redlands, Calif. | Web Developer

Olukai | Aliso Viejo, Calif. |
Operations Manager (Sales)

The La Jolla Group | Irvine, Calif. |
Apparel Designer

SNR Graphics | Huntington Beach, Calif. |
Sample Coordinator

Confidential Company | Los Angeles, Calif. | International Sales Manager

Red Bull North America | Santa Monica, Calif. | Athlete Manager (West)

Vans Retail | Lake Elsinore, Calif. |
Assistant Store Manager

Flip Skateboards | Westminster, Calif. |
Marketing & Graphic Design Intern

686 | Irvine, Calif. | Intern

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Oakley (Golf)
Outside Sales Rep (Golf) - Southeast / Texas

Columbia Sportswear
Sales Representatives - Multiple Southern Territories
Fox Head
Outside Sales Reps (MX) - Northeast Region (MD, Harrisburg PA Metro, E. VA)
Fox Head
Outside Sales Reps (MX) - Northeast Region (NY Metro and Long Island, Connecticut, Southern Mass.)
Glas Apparel & Films (Salary)
Outside Sales Reps - Multiple Territories
GRN Apple Tree
Independent Sales Representative - Multiple Territories
Dethrone Royalty
Outside Sales Reps - Multiple Territories
Warrior International
Outside Sales Representatives - Multiple Territories
Silver Star Casting Company
Independent Sales Reps - Multiple Territories
ANSAI Outdoor Sportswear
Sales Reps - All US Territories
Independent Sales Reps - Multiple Territories
Iron Fist International
Independent Sales Reps - North East, South East, Mid West, South West, Pacific Northwest

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